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Take Off Bra - The Best How To Methods

Take Off Bra - In today's world, everything is fast tracked. From speed dating and walking to networking and the internet, there’s always a quicker and easier way of getting things done - even when it comes to the lingerie that you wear.  

Bras too? Absolutely! Not only can you take off your bra super fast, you can do it effortlessly without having to be a contortionist. Want to know more?

Take off bra? There's more than one easy way.

Below, our best "how to take off bra" tips and tricks - using three different methods - because, as they say, variety is the spice of life! 

Once your bra is off, then what? Glad you asked. It's all about taking care of your bras and lingerie, so you can enjoy your favorites again and again.

Take Off Bra - The Twist And Unhook Method

Many lingerie lovers swear by this method, and it's also good for those who have mobility and range of movement issues.

You can easily take your bra off by slipping the bra straps off your shoulders one at a time, and twisting the band around to the front so you can access and unhook the clasp.

This is a quick and easy technique that works for just about anyone and lets you see what you’re doing instead of fumbling around behind your back.

Tip - Take your time, and make sure you’re not yanking on your bra as you turn it around. Why? Read on for the answer...

Wonder how to fit a bra? It's easy once you have the band and cup sizes.

Did You Know?

Sometimes we’re in such a rush that we use a little extra force (and don't even realize that we're doing it) when removing our bras and panties, etc. It's not a good practice.

Why?  Forceful yanking and /  or stretching can weaken the fabric over time and shorten the lifespan of intimate apparel.

The best practice?  When it comes to anything regarding lingerie, a light and mindful  - easy does it - touch is always best. It will help to extend the life of your favorites.

Take Off Bra -  The Reach Behind Method

Those who are able to flex and bend easily, and / or have mastered the art of nimble coordination, can simply reach behind their backs, undo the back clasp, and pull their bra off their shoulders.

This is a quick and easy method that doesn’t require any pulling or yanking your bra around, but it does require a little advanced dexterity.

Tip - Try this technique if you’re up for a little agility challenge.

Most department and specialty stores offer free bra fitting services.

Take Off Bra - The Overhead Method

We love styles like bandeau bras and a lot of sports bras for the comfort they offer of not having a traditional back clasp. That said, taking these types of bras off takes a little more flexibility.

You can still take your bra off in a flash, but the best way to take them off is by pulling them overhead instead of wiggling them down over your hips.

Why?  Pulling a bra over your head stretches the fabric less than pulling your bra down. It also reduces the chances of you stepping on or tripping over your bra in the process.

After Bra Care - Now What?

How you treat your bra after you've taken it off is just as important as how you take it off. 

Did you know that proper care greatly increases the longevity of your intimates.

After wearing your bra all day it’s important to let it breathe. Don’t ball it up and cram it into an overstuffed drawer. Lay it flat and let it breathe before putting it away.

To store, stack bras flat in your drawer, or fold them gently at the centre and lay the cups inside one another.

Shoving your bra into your lingerie drawer can bend the wires or crease the cups and shorten its life.

Once a molded bra cup gets wrinkled it can be hard to smooth it out again, meaning you’ll be stuck with a noticeably lumpy shape under your clothing.

Once you've taken your bra off, take a few quick moments to care for and store your lingerie so you can enjoy it for a long time to come.

Bra styles with seamless cups are a great choice for tight fitting blouses, tops and knitwear.

Beautiful Lingerie Tip

Here's a quick rule of thumb - if a bra is stretched to its limit or no longer supports the way it did when you bought it, it's time to say bye bye to the old brassiere and hello to a new one!